doping

noun

Definition of doping

  1. :  the use of a substance (as an anabolic steroid or erythropoietin) or technique (as blood doping) to illegally improve athletic performance

Examples of doping in a sentence

  1. increased efforts to detect doping at the Olympic Games

1900

First Known Use of doping

1900


DOPING Defined for English Language Learners

doping

noun

Definition of doping for English Language Learners

  • : the illegal use of a drug (such as a steroid) to improve an athlete's performance


Medical Dictionary

doping

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noun dop·ing \ˈdō-piŋ\

Medical Definition of doping

  1. :  the use of a substance (such as an anabolic steroid or erythropoietin) or technique (such as blood doping) to improve athletic performance and that is typically banned in competitive sports <… nearly two dozen athletes … have been banned from the Olympics in the last two weeks for doping violations.—Philip Hersh, The Chicago Tribune, 8 Aug. 2008>



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